Frank White

833 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1,987 Likes | 13 Following | 8 Followers | @impressiveaura | Chicago born post-Buddhist Millennial hippie tech junkie

Beyoncé’s Ex-Drummer Files for Restraining Order, Alleging “Extreme Witchcraft”

Kimberly Thompson, Beyoncé’s former drummer, has filed for a civil harassment restraining order against Beyoncé, The Blast reports and court records viewed by Pitchfork confirm. According to documents obtained by the Blast, Thompson alleges that Beyoncé is practicing “extreme witchcraft” and “magic …

Seth Meyers

Yale Law dean: Reports that professor groomed female clerks for Kavanaugh 'of enormous concern'

Supreme Court<p>The dean of Yale Law School on Thursday responded to reports that a prominent professor at the school had advised students seeking judicial clerkships with Brett Kavanaugh on their physical looks, saying the reported allegations of faculty misconduct are "of enormous concern" and …

Brett Kavanaugh

Got $500? Here Are the Smartest Ways to Invest It.

From starting your own online business to using robo-advisors, here are a flurry of ideas to put your money to good use.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jeff Rose digs into his best top picks for investing $500.<p>The prospects to …

Online Life

4 Distinct Personality Types Have Been Identified in a Massive New Study

Which one are you?<p>Personality tests are hugely popular, though if you ask working psychologists, they'll tell you the results are little better than …

Humanity

4 steps to get your iPhone ready for iOS 12

The latest version of iOS will be available starting Sept. 17 for your iPhone ($999 at Apple), iPad ($345 at Amazon Marketplace), and iPod Touch ($240 at Amazon Marketplace).<p>iOS 12 doesn't have a super long list of new features, with Apple focusing on improving the overall performance of iOS …

iOS

Was Council of Nicaea Church Just Found Under a Lake?

In the past week, scientists announced the discovery of ancient Roman ruins underneath the surface of the lake in Iznik, Turkey. But this was not …

News (U.S.)

Sunspot Solar Observatory In New Mexico Shut Down By The FBI Last Week, Still Closed, Here Are The Theories

Aliens, Russian hacking, chemical spills... who knows?<p>The Sunspot Solar Observatory in New Mexico was shut down last week under mysterious …

New Mexico

US Surpasses Saudi Arabia As The World’s Top Oil Producer

10:58 AM 09/12/2018<p>The U.S. surpassed Saudi Arabia to become the world’s largest producer of crude oil, according to preliminary estimates from the …

Oil & Gas Industry

Tesla Model S Hacked By Raspberry Pi Mini PC In Seconds

It seems that researchers from KU Leuven University in Belgium have been able to use the system powered by a Raspberry Pi to hack Tesla Model S units …

Raspberry Pi

Google's new search engine reveals public datasets for research and journalism projects

Google has launched a dedicated dataset search website to help journalists and researchers unearth publicly available data that can aid in their projects. Traditionally, researchers have relied on sources like the World Bank, NASA, and ProPublica or search engines like Kaggle. This new tool will …

Google News

The ultimate guide to finding and killing spyware and stalkerware on your smartphone

Surveillance isn't just the purview of nation-states and government agencies -- sometimes, it is closer to home.<p>Our digital selves, more and more, …

Spyware

Arctic fish is now among handful of animal species that show 'self-awareness'- Technology News, Firstpost

Researchers have discovered a tropical fish that has passed a classic test in self-awareness called the ‘mirror test’ or ‘mark test’.<p>The study,</b> …

Self-awareness

Hours before Kavanaugh nomination hearings, Bush lawyer releases 42,000 pages of documents to Judiciary Committee

<i>Follow live coverage of Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings here:</i> Kavanaugh hearings off to disruptive start as Democrats and protesters push for delay<p>Hours before the start of hearings on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, the lawyer for former president George W. Bush turned …

News

Like frogs in a slowly boiling pot, Americans are finally realizing how dire their labor situation is

The Labor Question is back, big-time. The term came into use around the turn of the 20th century; it was a shorthand way of asking: What should be done about the working class’ smoldering discontent in the wake of industrialization? The anger was palpable, made manifest in waves of worker revolts …

Income Inequality

Netflix's Dirty Money Exposes the Corporate Corruption Running the World

The six-episode documentary will show you just how much cash rules everything around you.<p>It’s no secret that our society is corrupt. Every night on the news, there’s a new politician indicted for bribes or a new corporate fraud exposed. Remember when HSBC was caught money laundering for murderous …

Corruption

Birds Can See Earth's Magnetic Fields, And Now We Know How That's Possible

Incredible!<p>The mystery behind how birds navigate might finally be solved: it's not the iron in their beaks providing a magnetic compass, but a …

Biology

Meghan McCain Tears into Trump at Her Father’s Funeral

“America was always great,” she said, slamming the “cheap rhetoric” from those who “lived lives of comfort and privilege.”<p>Though <b>Donald Trump</b> was not invited to John McCain’s funeral service, he was not entirely absent from the proceedings. <b>Meghan McCain,</b> while eulogizing her late father, was not …

Meghan McCain

Our Motion Through Space Isn't A Vortex, But Something Far More Interesting

There are a lot of moving parts to the Universe, as nothing exists in isolation. There are literally trillions of large masses in our Solar System, all orbiting around the galactic center on timescales of hundreds of millions of years. But there’s a viral video, parts 1 and 2, that claims that as …

Solar System

The U.S. is back to being a nation of immigrants

The share of the U.S. population made up by immigrants has returned to the levels at the turn of the 20th century — although the makeup of today's …

Immigration

Is Julia the next big programming language? MIT thinks so, as version 1.0 lands

Released in 2012, Julia is designed to combine the speed of C with the usability of Python, the dynamism of Ruby, the mathematical prowess of MatLab, …

Parallelism

10 work-from-home jobs that offer salaries of $100,000 or more

Not all companies have warmed up to the idea of a remote work policy, but a staggering 81 percent of employees say it's the workplace option they …

Employment

Vespa's first electric scooter goes on sale in Europe this October

The Vespa Elettrica will hit the US and Asia in early 2019.<p>Vespa's electric scooter has long been slated to start shipping this year, and now the timeline is a little clearer on when you might be able to get your hands on a Vespa Elettrica. Production will start next month, and Vespa will open up …

Technology

The anti-dollar awakening could be ruder and sooner than most economists predict

The United States is currently waging economic warfare against one tenth of the world's countries with cumulative population of nearly 2 billion …

Geopolitics

Narcissists all follow the same patterns — here are some of the most common phrases they use

It's possible to meet someone and feel like you've known them your whole life. Often, this just means you're comfortable in each other's company.<p>Sometimes, though, it can be a sign of something more sinister — particularly if someone you're dating is professing their undying love for you when …

Narcissism

How to Grow Cannabis In Your Garden

By Brian Barth<p>The federal government still considers it a crime to grow or possess cannabis, but 30 states have now legalized it to varying degrees. …

Cannabis

Donald Trump Will Resign Now That Accountant Alan Weisselberg Has ‘Flipped,’ Says ‘Art Of The Deal’ Co-Writer

Trump Organization CFO has reportedly been granted immunity, and he 'knows everything,' says Donald Trump's 'Art of the Deal' co-writer Tony Schwartz.<p>…

Donald Trump

A Mysterious Bottle of Wendy’s Meat Soda (With a Hint of Ketchup) Is Found in a Grocery Drink Cooler

Comedian Jeff Wysaski of Obvious Plant is back with another store prank – this time with a hilarious faux bottle of Wendy’s Meat soda (with a hint of …

Ketchup

This Crispy Low-Carb Grilled Cheese Has a Veggie Secret

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i> <i>column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

grilled cheese

Court rules accessing smart meter data constitutes a government search

Could the government use your smart meter to spy on you?<p>Smart meters are designed to reduce energy consumption, lower household bills and, by extension, help the planet along a little bit. But could they also be used by the government to spy on you? This is the question that was thrown into the …

Privacy

Here's Some Awesome New 'Cyberpunk 2077' Concept Art From Gamescom 2018

CD Projekt RED keeps teasing us with <i>Cyberpunk 2077—</i>a game that’s still almost certainly years away from publication.<p>First it was a small batch of incredible-looking screenshots.<p>Now it’s a small batch of equally incredible-looking concept art pieces.<p>When the studio isn’t embroiled in social media …